Feature Stories

April 7, 2014
A New PathSenior interdisciplinary major Bianca Nikic reflects on a personal and rewarding academic journey
For Bianca Nikic, ’14, a natural interest in pop culture and experience with marketing and communications led to the creation of her own academic path: an interdisciplinary major in strategic marketing.
April 3, 2014
Sarah Byce, '12Alumna embarks on a 801-mile cycling trip for disaster relief
Alumna cycles from Charleston, S.C., to Key Largo, Fla., to raise money for typhoon victims in the Philippines.
Integrated Science ExperienceUsing a multidisciplinary approach to shape tomorrow's scientists
A new program exposes students to life in the lab, sparking their interest in science.
March 27, 2014
Jasmine Jones, '14Senior builds homeless advocacy network
Organizing advocacy networks at the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless shaped how Jasmine Jones, ’14, understands homelessness and renewed her commitment to mentoring in Richmond.
January 31, 2014
Kathleen Dwyer, L'14Third-year law student argues case before the Virginia Court of Appeals

Third-year law student argues case before the Virginia Court of Appeals

August 1, 2011
Keeping PACEHealth-education manager leads classes at local high school
Recreation and Wellness employee Tracy Cassalia teaches underserved high school students about healthy living, with the goal of preparing them for a successful college experience.
July 28, 2011
Caitlin Harman, '12Embracing the unknown to promote microfinance in the Dominican Republic
As a 2011 Esperanza summer fellow, Caitlin Harman is living with a host family in the Dominican Republic and working to end poverty through microfinance loans.
July 27, 2011
Kosh Kempter, '11First job combines interests in political, social and gender issues
When Kosh Kempter, '11, learned of the organization EMILY’s List, which works to elect pro-choice Democratic women to office, she thought it was the perfect combination of her interests.
July 25, 2011
Nikki Cannavo, '13Civic fellow explores leadership in times of crisis through internship with American Red Cross
From national television interviews on a fatal bus crash to articles on finding and reconnecting refugees, Burhans civic fellow Nikki Cannavo is using her communication skills to tell the American Red Cross story of leadership in times of crisis.
The 2011 Joan Oates InstituteSeventy teachers participate in the first Joan Oates Institute
Partners in the Arts, with the support of Joan Oates, leads the region in arts-integration training for K-12 teachers.